Sep 5 2012

Emergency Preparedness Featured at Harvest Festival

Learn about Disaster Preparedness September 30, Piedmont Park, 11 -3 pm

The Piedmont Public Safety Committee (PPSC) will participate in the Harvest Festival, providing information about how to prepare for disasters including necessary supplies and appropriate actions. The PPSC is acting to meet their charge including “organize increased public participation.”

Appointed by the Council, the Piedmont Public Safety Committee’s complete charge is:

1.  Investigate ways to increase public participation in crime reduction strategies, including but not limited to the following:
a.   Neighborhood meetings
b.  City-wide meetings
c.   School events
d.  Web-based and other community networks

2.  Increase public participation in disaster preparedness, using the resources of the Public Safety Committee.  Members of the Committee shall directly work to organize increased public participation of those programs/events approved by the Public Safety Committee.

3.  Provide a forum for residents to share comments, issues or concerns regarding public safety issues, including crime prevention, community outreach, disaster preparedness education and training and the like.

The Committee meets monthly at City Hall.  The next meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on September 6.  Public participation is invited.

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